Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has closed a deal with Fortitude International for all international English-speaking territories, Latin America and select European territories to The End Of The Tour.
Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg will star in the story of a Rolling Stone reporter who accompanies the late author David Foster Wallace on a book promotional tour.
James Ponsoldt of The Spectacular Now fame directs from a screenplay by playwright Donald Margulies, who adapted David Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Beconming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace.
Kilburn Media fully financed the film, with Mark Manuel and Ted O’Neal producing alongside David Kanter and Matt DeRoss for Anonymous Content and James Dahl of Modern Man Films.
Anonymous Content’s Paul Green will serve as executive producer and production is scheduled to commence shortly.
UTA and WME handle domestic rights.